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With his sights set on entering the octagon at Madison Square Garden Nov. 12 to be part of the much-anticipated return of professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to the state of New York, Chris Weidman, former UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) middleweight champ from Baldwin, is also excited about the increasing possibility of fighting even closer to home in the not-too-distant future. more
The Hofstra women’s soccer team is looking to keep momentum this fall off a successful 2015 season that saw the Pride reach the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in program history. more
Shorthanded down the stretch last season, Molloy College’s men’s soccer team came up short in each of its final three games to finish 10-6 overall, including 5-5 against East Coast Conference rivals. more
Police have announced that due to the Barclays Golf Tournament there will be substantial road closures through Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Motorists should avoid the area during … more
When you think about it, there are very few opportunities to play a key role in a major, internationally televised sporting event when you aren’t the featured athlete. One of those rarities exists at the U.S. Open. more
There’s no shortage of new faces in the Nassau Community College football locker room in 2016, starting with the coaching staff headed up by Paul Mastronardi. more
Professional basketball is headed back to Long Island. The Brooklyn Nets announced the birth of the Long Island Nets, a new NBA Development League (D-League) franchise who will call the renovated Nassau Coliseum home beginning in the fall of 2017. more
Potential Belmont Park developer the Engel Burman Group has sponsored a radio advertisement, produced by a civic group in Elmont, that criticizes the plan for the vacant south lot of the racetrack … more
A plan to transform an underused basketball court on the grounds of Clara H. Carlson Elementary School, in Elmont, by professional soccer team the New York Cosmos has failed to reach its funding … more
Herald Newspapers is looking for an experienced journalist to report for and edit one of our newspapers covering communities on Long Island, New York. The focus of our paper is community news; on the … more
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